Leadership

Jennifer Greene

Jennifer Greene, MBA

President

Jennifer joined WH Greene & Associates in 2000 and oversees all operations for this family owned and operated MGU, MGA and E&S Brokerage. Greene & Associates is an organization of approximately 65 employees, located across five states, writing active policies in 49 states and the District of Columbia.

Jennifer graduated from John Carroll University in 1997 and received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University in 2004.

Jennifer began with Greene in the position of Customer Service Representative and has been involved in virtually all aspects of the business. Jennifer was promoted to President in 2015, and since becoming president, the organization has doubled in GWP, becoming a leading, national excess program manager.

Her focus is mentoring the staff to ensure the continuation of the excellent underwriting culture imprinted on the organization by her father. She is responsible for strategic growth initiatives, oversight of the management team, and customer, carrier, and reinsurer relationships.

In her free time, she loves to travel and spend time with her three children.

William G. Coté

William G. Coté

Vice President

Wil Coté was already working in insurance when he graduated from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, in 1978.  After earning his bachelor’s degree in mathematics, he spent the next nine years working for standard lines carriers, in various underwriting and supervisory capacities, and as the manager of the marketing department of a local branch of a national retail brokerage, before he found his real niche as a wholesale broker and program underwriter.  That was when he joined a major national wholesaler, the local branch office of which was then headed by our late founder, Bill Greene.

To no one’s surprise, Wil joined WH Greene & Associates in 1987, just months after Bill started the new firm.  He was Greene’s first “non-family” employee and currently serves as Vice President.  He has been instrumental in launching and managing Greene’s programs.  Today, these include four umbrella/excess liability programs and a primary GL program for New York contractors.

Wil also has a long history as a member of the board of directors of the Professional Insurance Wholesalers Association of New York State, Inc.  He served as PIWA’s president for two years and was the long-time chair of PIWA’s legislative/regulatory committee.

The father of four grown children, he enjoys spending weekend afternoons with his grandchildren.

Seth Fischer

Seth Fischer, CPCU, ASLI, AIS

Specialty Programs Manager

Seth Fischer has over 28 years of specialty underwriting, marketing, product development, portfolio management, underwriting platform development, and leadership experience.  He has been with Greene & Associates since 2020 and serves as Specialty Programs Manager.

Prior to joining Greene, Seth worked for six years at CapSpecialty Insurance Group, holding various officer roles including Head of Specialty GL Brokerage, Chief Underwriting Officer P&C and Head of Underwriting and Product Management.  Prior to that, Seth spent seventeen years with Western World Insurance Group in various underwriting and marketing leadership positions, with his last role being Second Vice President of Underwriting & Marketing.  Seth began his insurance career as an E&S Underwriter and Broker for Burns & Wilcox.   Seth earned a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, majoring in Political Economics, and minoring in Religion.

Seth lives in Wyckoff, NJ with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking and rooting for the Brooklyn Nets.

Mark St. George

Mark St. George, CPCU

Main St. Underwriting Manager

Mark St. George has over 30 years in the insurance industry and has held various commercial insurance agency and underwriting management positions over the last 20 years.  Mark St. George joined the Greene & Associates team in 2019 and currently serves as Underwriting Manager for the Specialty and Main Street Teams.

Prior to Joining Greene & Associates, Mark served as President and the SVP Commercial Lines Manager for The Evans Agency a local bank owned insurance agency.  Previously, Mark was the Underwriting Manager for Tower Insurance Group’s Buffalo branch.   Mark also managed the Commercial Insurance Department of Tompkins Insurance Agency, another bank owned insurance agency and has held various underwriting positions for both The Travelers and Royal & Sun Alliance early in his career.

Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and finance from Ashland College in Ashland Ohio and currently holds the professional designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.   Mark was the President of the Insurance Club of Buffalo in 2000 and was a board member of the Combined Financial Services for seven years.

In his spare time Mark likes to spend time with his family and is interested in health & fitness, biking, and hiking.

Nicole Morgante

Nicole Morgante, CPCU, ASLI, AU

Construction Underwriting Manager

With Greene since 2001, Nicole Morgante has over 20 years of experience managing Umbrella & Excess books as an underwriter and broker. Her current role is Underwriting Manager for the Construction Team.

During her career, Nicole has always shown the desire to further her insurance education.  Most notably she holds the professional designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.  She has also completed the Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance and Associate in Commercial Underwriting programs through The Institutes.

Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with her four children boating, fishing and traveling.  Her interests include American History and spending time outdoors.

Cory Nowosiadly

Cory Nowosiadly

Senior Underwriting Specialist

Cory joined WH Greene & Associates in 2016, advancing from Greene’s PIT (Professional-In-Training) program to become first an Associate Underwriter and then an Underwriter, before being promoted to his current position of Senior Underwriting Specialist, Cory graduated from Columbia University in New York City, in 2012.

Cory is instrumental in upholding the underwriting integrity of Greene’s in-house programs, delivering immeasurable value to our carrier partners and in-house underwriters with his extensive knowledge and expertise.

Kyle Burch

Kyle Burch

Marketing Manager

Kyle has been at Greene since 2015. In his role as Marketing Manager, he handles marketing and business development for the organization.

Prior to joining Greene, Kyle worked in sales and business development, with Masco and Maytronics, working in regional and national roles on their sales and corporate training teams.

Kyle earned a B.A. in Communications from Northern Kentucky University, majoring in Journalism. He is a current member of the board for the Insurance Club of Buffalo and the Professional Insurance Wholesaler Association in NY. He also volunteers as part of the industry outreach and career development board for the WSIA. Kyle has also served as a board member of the Western New York Insurance Association.

In his spare time, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He is an avid golfer, runner, and Cincinnati sports fan.

Gordon Lyons

Gordon Lyons

Controller

Gordon Lyons was hired by Greene in July 2023. In his role as Controller, Gordon oversees the accounting and financial transactions for the organization.

Prior to joining Greene & Associates, he worked in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, working with large, multinational public companies on the Assurance side of the business.

Gordon earned both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Geneseo. He currently holds the professional designation of Certified Public Accountant.

In his spare time, Gordon enjoys coaching high school basketball, playing golf, and cheering on Buffalo sports teams.

Christine Buczek

Christine Buczek

Operations Manager

Christine Buczek has over 25 years of experience in commercial insurance and is currently Operations Manager for Greene & Associates.

Prior to joining WH Greene, Christine’s career was primarily serving retail agencies holding various roles, including Small Business Operations Team Leader and Marketing Manager for large commercial accounts.  Christine’s expertise includes ensuring superior customer service through efficient workflow processes.

Christine enjoys working with associates, mentoring, and planning out individualized paths that will lead towards mutual success. Outside of work, Christine enjoys spending time outdoors and searching for new areas to go camping.

Kathleen Kozlowski

Kathleen Kozlowski

Human Resource Manager

Kathleen has over 25 years of experience in commercial lines insurance, Operations, and Human Resources.  Kathleen joined Greene & Associates in 2020 and currently serves as HR Manager.
 
Prior to joining Greene, Kathleen worked for AmTrust Financial, Tower Group Companies, and OneBeacon Insurance, holding various roles, including VP Operations and Human Resource manager.
 
Kathleen earned her MBA from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, majoring in accounting/finance.
 
In her spare time, Kathleen enjoys drawing, reading, walking, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and cheering on the Bills.